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3D Printing Businesses: Here are 5 Ideas for you to Consider

3D Printing Businesses: Here are 5 Ideas for you to Consider Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Startups
From https://smallbiztrends.com 31 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on September 19, 2017 12:10 pm
Most 3-D printing businesses fall into five categories, and many offer more than one service. As you craft your entry into the industry, consider which would be right for you. Read More
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have far surpassed the “eye roll” reaction they once sparked…

They have become essential tools for many large e-commerce brands to operate at such scale — and both, while also becoming more advanced, are increasing in prominence with each year that g Read More

What Not to Do (in Content Marketing)

What Not to Do (in Content Marketing) Avatar Posted by StellaShveyqgd under Marketing
From http://www.copyblogger.com 152 days ago
Made Hot by: bloggerpalooza on May 21, 2017 12:32 pm
Some weeks are all sunshine and lollipops. This week is not that week.

Actually, all week we’ve been warning you of various colorful ways online professionals can shoot themselves in the foot. On Monday, I talked about a bunch of ways (around 30, I think) that people mess things up for themselve Read More
There are substantial reasons for small business owners to start a 401(k) retirement plan for themselves and their employees. Unfortunately, myth, misperception and general lack of knowledge regarding 401(k) plans cause many small businesses to avoid moving in that direction. Read More
Last week’s conversation featuring Esteban Kolsky’s ExCom 2016 presentation on why customer service won’t exist in ten years sparked some very interesting conversations. Another presentation from the conference also captured people’s attention. Here is an edited transcript from Constellation Resea Read More
Influencer Marketing Days (IMD) is a conference slated for November 14-15 in New York City that intends to address the growing interest in the concept of marketing through influencers.

Is this a trend *you* should explore too? Read More
The latest Content Marketing Trends report from the Content Marketing Institute stated that 88 percent of B2B organizations are using content marketing, yet only 30 percent of them think it’s effective.
Some marketers believe that producing content for B2B industries is difficult and that B2C mark Read More
Whether its for disaster recovery, retirement or other business eventualities, Millennial entrepreneurs seem better prepared then their older counterparts, a recent poll finds.
Nationwide’s Small Business Indicator — a survey conducted by Harris Poll of 502 U.S. small business owners in mid-June — Read More
Coca-Cola is giving back — water, that is. Ten years ago, the company pledged to replenish all of the water it used in its finished beverages. And it has now completed that goal about five years early. Read More
A bonus is additional compensation paid to an employee. As the job market heats up, the competition among employers to attract and retain good workers is growing. Bonuses may be a way for your company to gain a competitive edge in the job market. This is especially true for small businesses that ma Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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Mike Allton @mike_allton Wears Many Hats in Business

It's often said that small business people wear a lot of hats. To BizSugar members, the hat most associated with small … More
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